Man pleads guilty to stabbing death of Franklin man

TROUP COUNTY, Ga. – 20-year-old Christopher Rice pleaded guilty to the stabbing death of 39-year-old Jerry Lee Folds of Franklin.

Rice was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole.

Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies say Folds’ body was found in March near a cabin on the property of a local hunting club.

They say Folds had sustained numerous stab wounds to the neck area.

The investigation revealed messages on Folds’ phone from Rice to meet on March 20th.

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